Make It Monday: Make Your Own Fresh Mozarella!

How to Make Mozzarella      Have you ever made your own mozzarella? It is one of the easiest cheeses to make and can be ready quickly. This Mozzarella/Ricotta Cheesemaking Kit from the New England Cheesemaking Supply Company makes it really simple, by putting everything you need (except the milk) in a kit to use. And […]

Fun Friday: Super Easy Fudge

Fudge is a super popular dessert around the holidays, but “real” fudge can be tricky to make. This fudge is simple, delicious, uses only a few ingredients and is great for a kid to help with. No candy thermometer needed!

White Chocolate Oreo Ghosts

Chocolate Ghosts Halloween Treats   These chocolate ghosts are absolutely addicting. Very dangerous. Make them for your next Halloween party and they will be gone sooo fast! These can be made into regular “truffles” anytime of the year, but this is a fun Halloween twist!

Fun Friday: Monster Hands Halloween Snack

    I came up with this for “monster hands” last year when trying to think of creative Halloween snack to make with some “Twinkie” snack cakes I had. What you need:       9 Twinkie (store brand is fine) snack cakes, one cut in half      4-6 large (3 inch or so) cookies for the palms (if you […]

Make it Monday: How to Make Butter! (hand method)

     Have you ever made your own butter? It’s really not that hard to make your own butter, even by hand, and it tastes oh-so-good! It’s so easy a kid can do it (though little ones may tire of doing before it’s done). I remember doing this at the fair a few years go.       […]

Make it Monday: Cream Cheese Mints

     I know I would normally have a “craft” here, but this week, I thought I would do something “edible.” But it’s also sort of fun to play with, and if you color it, you can do stuff like you would with play dough. However, this is a lot stickier than play dough. So you […]

Fun Friday: Patriotic Strawberries

Red White and Blue Strawberries      Here is a fun and tasty treat if you’re looking for fourth of July snack ideas! It’s relatively simple to do. All you need is strawberries, white chocolate chips and blue colored sugar. 

Festive Friday: Train Cake

Train Cake      Today I thought I’d share the cake I made for my son’s first birthday. It is not quite as simple as my daughter’s flower cake, but it’s not super complicated either. As you can see, it is a train cake. Not super steady work, but it was late and I was ready […]

Festive Friday: Flower Cake

     This is not going to be a long post. In fact, it could almost have been a “wordless Wednesday” post. This is the flower cake I made for my daughter’s 3rd birthday a couple weeks ago.      This cake was not that difficult. I’m all about not making things too difficult. 🙂 So, K […]


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